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Tasting Counter Adds Three-Course Lunch Service

The Somerville restaurant will add the new meal to its roster on March 15.

Tasting Counter
Tasting Counter
Rachel Leah Blumenthal for Eater

Since opening in July, Tasting Counter has been focusing on elaborate nine-course dinners (plus some late-night bites on Fridays and Saturdays). Starting on March 15, the restaurant will add a three-course lunch on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m. "We'll expand services from there depending on business," says chef/owner Peter Ungár.

Lunch will follow the same ticketing format as dinner — purchase a ticket online and leave the wallet at home. The $55 ticket includes three courses with beverage pairings (wine, beer, sake, or non-alcoholic), service, and tax. No surprises at the end of the meal.

The three courses will come from that night's tasting menu in order to offer diners a taste of what the full dinner experience is like. In general, there will be a pasta course, a meat or fish course, and a dessert course. Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated, including vegetarian (but not vegan yet).

The 20-seat restaurant serves dinner Wednesday through Saturday nights.


Tasting Counter

14 Tyler Street, , MA 02143 (617) 299-6362 Visit Website

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